Worked from 6.30 to 8, & after breakfast at the city & distance of the Florence but the light was bad. Later I penned out somewhat.
F. Thrupp only came[.]
At 5. walked to Brompton & dined with Fanny Coombe.
Walter seems a nice lad enough. The accounts of Peppering are not pleasant.
Cab home by 9.30.
[Transcribed by Marco Graziosi from Houghton Library, Harvard University, MS Eng. 797.3. Image.]